I’ve been giving zombies a lot of thought. I know, on the surface there might not be that much to contemplate, but there are interesting subtleties at play once you go beyond the fact that on the surface they’re just the walking dead with a taste for living human flesh. While digging deeper, I came across this pretty fantastic essay. I’d encourage you to read it in its entirety, though be warned: there are some WWZ movie spoilers.

http://urbanhonking.com/isawthat/2013/06/21/an-essay-on-zombies-and-then-at-the-end-theres-some-rude-jokes-about-world-war-z/